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In an increasingly volatile, unpredictable, complex, and ambiguous world, it is crucial for students to be equipped with key 21st century skills that can help them navigate these disruptive times. STEM education has been placed at the forefront of many countries’ plans for growth, not just to fill up critical jobs in growing sectors, but to develop innovative thinkers. STEM education is also a helpful path towards economic advancement and social equity for many countries.

Mr Ho Swee Huat

Mr Ho Swee Huat is the Founder and Managing Director of Abacus Assets Advisors Pte Ltd. Before starting the company, he had an established career in the banking industry, with 20 years of experience in Singapore, Hong Kong and New York.

He was an Independent Director and Chairman of the Audit Committee of CapitaCommercial Trust Management LTD from 2004 to 2013.

He is the current Chairman of Autism Association (Singapore) which he co-founded with a group of parents in 1992. He is also Vice-Chairman of Eden School, a special school for children with autism.

Mr Ho holds a Master’s degree from the London School of Economics and Political Science, and a Liberal Arts degree in Economics from Hamilton College, USA.

He has been a member of the Board of the Foundation since its incorporation.